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THE LOCAL DISH

Two bicyclists injured after collision in Woodside

Two bicyclists were hospitalized after colliding with each other near state Highway 84 in Woodside this morning, a San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 38 comments | 7275 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside horseback vaulters win national competition; now on to world championship

Woodside happens to be the home of two internationally competitive athletic teams: the Woodside Vaulters and Pacific Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Susan Frankel, on Aug 11, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 7266 Views

ATHERTON

Presidential visits: Atherton plans to charge hosts for costs of extra police protection

Here's a heads-up for Atherton residents: If you plan to host a fundraiser for Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton or any other future...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 6 comments | 7255 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Bag ban goes back to drawing board

The Town Council in Woodside is doing some trailblazing as it moves the town toward a presumably greener future. The council...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 1, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 7251 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sets granny unit fees

Although much higher estimates of $20,000 were bandied about during the Menlo Park Planning Commission's discussions of how...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 23, 2014 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 7249 Views

MENLO PARK

Does Menlo Park fire district need drones?

Do firefighters need aerial drones to help them do their jobs? Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 19 comments | 7244 Views

AROUND TOWN

No signs of trauma on Menlo Park woman found dead on Mt. Tam

An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 7235 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Brad Blocker of Portola Valley dies in skiing accident

Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday for Brad W. Blocker, 48, of Portola Valley, who died Friday following a skiing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patrick McDavid, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 35 comments | 7198 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: $8 million for gym, with strings

The disclosure last week that an anonymous donor has offered the city of Menlo Park $8 million or more toward building a...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Truth be told, on May 7, 2008 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 7198 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Peninsula needs to reconsider high-speed rail

Despite voting in favor of Proposition 1A in 2008, few Peninsula communities have been more staunchly opposed to the high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by start over, on Jul 22, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 33 comments | 7196 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City releases summary of potential specific plan initiative

The official title of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan initiative is a mouthful, in the way government...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Compos Mentis, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:26 am | 45 comments | 7194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Design, name chosen for new school: A second-campus 'Laurel'

A single two-story building housing 16 classrooms and larger spaces for music, science and arts instruction will be built...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by confusion, on Mar 18, 2014 at 8:13 am | 27 comments | 7185 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tell us about your favorite science fair exhibits

In this week's Almanac, staff writer Marjorie Mader tells about the mind-stretching array of exhibits on display at science...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 7177 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC acquires new proprietor

It may take a year to reopen the landmark British Bankers Club in Menlo Park, but those longing for its return can feel optimistic,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jul 11, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 7168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher layoffs ahead as MP district plans cuts

More than 17 teaching jobs are on the line as the Menlo Park City School District struggles to close a $2 million shortfall...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on May 5, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 198 comments | 7159 Views

WOODSIDE

Feb. 10-11: Big changes ahead at Woodside, M-A high schools

The Sequoia Union High School District will host community meetings at Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 16 comments | 7144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valentine's Day: Hearts and Flowers

Like heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and romantic cards, flowers are an intrinsic part of Valentine's Day, especially roses....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7138 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents losing patience with incomplete Watkins Avenue project

Nearby residents are losing patience with the stalled construction project at Watkins Avenue and El Camino Real, whose fencing...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by PLUMP, on Aug 15, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 19 comments | 7131 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge rules assistant controller can run for top post

After more than four hours of hearing legal arguments, a San Mateo County Superior Court judge this afternoon (March 24)...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Frank Fortunato, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 7126 Views

MENLO PARK

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:43 am | 25 comments | 7110 Views
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